【MoE】Japanese Greetings

6 - Published in Japan - Social interactions and entertainment - 5 years ago


Learn Japanese greeting phrases which are used in everyday life.In Japanese language, there are various greeting phrases according to the situation or season. But, the daily greetings are simple. We introduced common phrases in everyday situation. Let s learn it and use it today.

πŸ“ hajimemashite
- How do you do, Pleased to see you; To the person whom you meet for the first time

πŸ“ ohayoo gozaimasu
- Good morning

πŸ“ konnichiwa
- Good afternoon

πŸ“ konbanwa
- Good evening

πŸ“ oyasumi nasai
- Good night

πŸ“ ja mata
- See you, Bye

πŸ“ mata ashita
- See you tomorrow

πŸ“ sayoonara
- Good-bye

πŸ“ hisashiburi
- Long time, no see

πŸ“ o-genki desu ka?
- Are you fine?; It is often translated into how are you, but it s not used to the people whom you meet every day like English how are you?, but to the people whom you meet after a long time. Ohayoo, konnichiwa and atsui desu ne etc. are used to the people whom you meet every day.

πŸ“ atsui desu ne
- It s hot, isn t it?; These expressions on weather are used as daily greetings, like English How are you?.

πŸ“ samui desu ne
- It s cold, isn t it?

πŸ“ ii tenki desu ne
- It is a fine day, isn t it?

πŸ“ gomennasai
- I m sorry; Casual expression of apology

πŸ“ sumimasen
- Excuse me, Sorry; In daily conversation, suimasen is overwhelming often used and it is also used as a light apology. The polite form is Sumimasen.

πŸ“ itte kimasu
- Said when you go out. (lit. Go and come back)

πŸ“ itterasshai
- Reply to itte kimasu

πŸ“ tadaima
- When you return your home or office.

πŸ“ okaerinasai
- Reply to tadaima

πŸ“ o-saki ni shitsurei shimasu
- When you leave office earlier than others.

πŸ“ otsukaresama deshita
1) Reply to o-saki ni shitsurei shimasu
2) When you finished something which you did with others such as a meeting.

πŸ“ o-saki ni doozo
- Go ahead

πŸ“ ki o tsukete
- lit. be careful, To the person who will go to travel like Have a nice trip in English.

πŸ“ omedetoo gozaimasu
- Congratulations

πŸ“ ki ni shinaide
- Don t mention it

πŸ“ doozo o-hairi kudasai
- Please come in

πŸ“ doozo o-kake kudasai
- Please have a seat

πŸ“ doozo o-suwari kudasai
- Please sit down, Please have a seat

πŸ“ Ganbatte!
- Good Luck!, do your best, try hard




Shisui Uchiha

Comments (6)

vote..learn some of these in school before but already forgot it..thank you for reminding me back about those word
V. Hajimemashite, senpais.
Good work Synhro-senpai o7